Is there a relationship between core stability, balance and strength in amputee soccer players? A pilot study


Aytar A., Pekyavas N. O. , ERGUN N. , Karatas M.

PROSTHETICS AND ORTHOTICS INTERNATIONAL, vol.36, no.3, pp.332-338, 2012 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 36 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2012
  • Doi Number: 10.1177/0309364612445836
  • Title of Journal : PROSTHETICS AND ORTHOTICS INTERNATIONAL
  • Page Numbers: pp.332-338

Abstract

Background: The body is a kinetic chain and all the systems and muscle groups play important roles in this chain. Core stability, strength and balance are important components of performance within many sports, and in particular soccer. However, the relationship between these components is not fully understood.